Tariq Al-Sabir (BM ’15, Voice) was interviewed on “I Care If You Listen” about his recent premiere run of #UNWANTED at The Shed in New York. In the interview, he talks about defining himself as an artist, collaborating with other musicians, and how his training helped him get to where he is today.
A number of Peabody alumni were involved in Young Victorian Theatre Company’s From London to Baltimore: A Tribute to Gilbert & Sullivan July 19-21 in Baltimore, Md. The performance served as a preview into the company’s 50th anniversary season next year, and featured performances of some of Gilbert and Sullivan’s greatest hits. Catrin Davies (BM ’03, Voice), John T.K. Scherch (MM ’17, Voice/Pedagogy), Joshua Hughes (MM ’16, Voice/Pedagogy), Hannah Wardell (MM ’18, Voice), Katie Procell (MM ‘18, Voice), and Adam Caughey (MM ’09, Voice) were all performers in this highly praised production.
Jessica Satava (MM ’04, Voice) has been appointed the executive director of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra in Johnstown, Pa. She has worked at the Peabody Institute for 13 years in the Concert Office. Satava has also been accepted in a selective process to attend Essentials of Orchestra Management 2019 sponsored by the League of American Orchestras and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in LA as she transitions into orchestra management. She is a former manager of the Aspen Chamber Symphony at the Aspen Music Festival and School and earned a certificate in management development from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.
Gabrielle Goodman (BM ’90, Voice) just completed a highly successful tour of Russia and she recently released a CD, “Black Portraits,” which features her own classical compositions.
Samantha Hornback (MM ’19, Voice) will travel to Waimea, Hawaii to perform the role of Tytania in Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. There, she will also appear in the “Red, White, and Blues” concert featuring music from the Great American Songbook on July 3. Before her departure, she will be performing a recital in Mount Ayr, Iowa, on June 23 at 2:30 pm for which she was featured on the front page of the Mount Ayr Record-News.